Reference and Research Services

How to get help with all your research questions

We are available to answer your reference and research questions. See the table below for contact information.

Location

The Reference Desk is just inside the front doors of the Law Library.

Area of expertise: Law

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Location

The service desk is located on the main floor of the MacRae Library building.

Area of expertise: Agriculture

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Location

The service desk is located on the fifth floor of the Killam Library.

Area of expertise: Archives & Killam Special Collections

Reference Desk Hours

In-person assistance available:
Monday–Friday
11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Book an appointment for virtual service

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Killam Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam.  Killam Reference librarians' offices are located on the Killam's 3rd floor, room 3621.

Areas of expertise: Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Killam Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam.  Killam Reference librarians' offices are located on the Killam's 3rd floor, room 3621.

Areas of expertise: Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Reference Desk Hours

Please note: Reference service is provided at the Killam Library Service Point Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Reference inquiries can be sent to killmref@dal.ca or use the Live Help Service.

Research Tools & Subject Guides

Wallace McCain Learning Commons Location

Librarian services are available year round by appointment.

Area of expertise: Sciences

Contact the librarians:

  • Kirsten Huhn (Earth & Environmental Sciences)
  • Gwen MacNairn (Biology, Medical Sciences)
  • Julie Marcoux (Data for the Social Sciences, Psychology & Neuroscience, Computer Science)
  • Michelle Paon (Oceanography)
  • Sarah Stevenson (Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Marine Affairs, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Atmospheric Science)

The Reference & Research service is available in person at the Kellogg Library Service Point or make an appointment for online assistance by contacting us at kellogg@dal.ca.

Locations:


W. K. Kellogg Library:
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street (first floor)

Kellogg Library Learning Commons: Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB), 5793 University Avenue (second floor)

Areas of Expertise: Medicine, Health Professions, Dentistry

Contact Information

 

Contact the Librarians: 

Gwen MacNairn (Bachelor of Medical Sciences)
Jackie Phinney (Medicine)
Louise Gillis (Pharmacy & Health Administration)
Melissa Rothfus (Nursing)
Robin Parker (Medicine, Post Graduate Medicine, Community Health & Epidemiology)
Shelley McKibbon (Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Rehabilitation programs & Health Sciences)

Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Service Point in the lobby of the Sexton Library.

Areas of expertise: Architecture & Planning, Engineering

Reference Desk Hours

Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Research Services

Contact a Sexton reference librarian to learn more about these services.

Dunn

Location

The Reference Desk is just inside the front doors of the Law Library.

Area of expertise: Law

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

MacRae

Location

The service desk is located on the main floor of the MacRae Library building.

Area of expertise: Agriculture

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Archives & Special Collections

Location

The service desk is located on the fifth floor of the Killam Library.

Area of expertise: Archives & Killam Special Collections

Reference Desk Hours

In-person assistance available:
Monday–Friday
11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Book an appointment for virtual service

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Killam & WMLC

Killam Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam.  Killam Reference librarians' offices are located on the Killam's 3rd floor, room 3621.

Areas of expertise: Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Killam Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam.  Killam Reference librarians' offices are located on the Killam's 3rd floor, room 3621.

Areas of expertise: Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Reference Desk Hours

Please note: Reference service is provided at the Killam Library Service Point Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Reference inquiries can be sent to killmref@dal.ca or use the Live Help Service.

Research Tools & Subject Guides

Wallace McCain Learning Commons Location

Librarian services are available year round by appointment.

Area of expertise: Sciences

Contact the librarians:

  • Kirsten Huhn (Earth & Environmental Sciences)
  • Gwen MacNairn (Biology, Medical Sciences)
  • Julie Marcoux (Data for the Social Sciences, Psychology & Neuroscience, Computer Science)
  • Michelle Paon (Oceanography)
  • Sarah Stevenson (Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Marine Affairs, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Atmospheric Science)

Kellogg & CHEB

The Reference & Research service is available in person at the Kellogg Library Service Point or make an appointment for online assistance by contacting us at kellogg@dal.ca.

Locations:


W. K. Kellogg Library:
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street (first floor)

Kellogg Library Learning Commons: Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB), 5793 University Avenue (second floor)

Areas of Expertise: Medicine, Health Professions, Dentistry

Contact Information

 

Contact the Librarians: 

Gwen MacNairn (Bachelor of Medical Sciences)
Jackie Phinney (Medicine)
Louise Gillis (Pharmacy & Health Administration)
Melissa Rothfus (Nursing)
Robin Parker (Medicine, Post Graduate Medicine, Community Health & Epidemiology)
Shelley McKibbon (Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Rehabilitation programs & Health Sciences)

Sexton

Location

The Reference & Research service is available from the Service Point in the lobby of the Sexton Library.

Areas of expertise: Architecture & Planning, Engineering

Reference Desk Hours

Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Contact Information

Research Tools

Subject Guides

Research Services

Contact a Sexton reference librarian to learn more about these services.